After summer departs, ‘SUMMER’ arrives at Playhouse Square to start Broadway Series

Sure, we need to experience “The Lion King” once again first — that enduring musical is about to set up shop at Playhouse Square for about a month — but the launching of the next big season of Broadway shows in the theater district is right around the corner. In fact, tickets have just gone on sale for “SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical,” which opens … Continue reading After summer departs, ‘SUMMER’ arrives at Playhouse Square to start Broadway Series

‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Given the success of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” last year, if you held the rights to a musical based on the beloved music of Queen, you’d be putting it everywhere you could these days, right? And, so, “We Will Rock You” now has a date — Nov. 20 — for a performance at the Lorain Palace Theater. Since 2002, according to a news release from … Continue reading ‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Rabbit Run Theater dresses in ‘Forever Plaid’ to start its season

In eastern Lake County, one of those signs that summer is here is a new season at Madison Township’s Rabbit Run Theater. The theater, run by the Madison-based, nonprofit Rabbit Run Community Arts Association, is one of the few barn theaters still in operation, states a news release from RRCAA. It will host the enduring musical “Forever Plaid” May 31 through June 15. “Forever Plaid” … Continue reading Rabbit Run Theater dresses in ‘Forever Plaid’ to start its season

Mercury Theatre brings ‘Mamma Mia’ to Notre Dame College

“Take a Chance on Me.” “SOS.” “Dancing Queen.” Are your toes tapping yet? The music of ABBA has a way of doing that, especially as arranged in the musical “Mamma Mia.” Mercury Theatre Company is bringing the entertaining romp to Notre Dame College as part of its 21st season this summer. “Mamma Mia” is the story of a young woman about to be married who discovers … Continue reading Mercury Theatre brings ‘Mamma Mia’ to Notre Dame College

Playhouse Square announces 2019-20 Broadway Series

Playhouse Square in Cleveland has announced its 2019-20 KeyBank Broadway Series lineup. Hitting the stage next season will be: “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,” Oct. 8-27 “The Band’s Visit,” Nov. 5-24 “Mean Girls,” Dec. 3-22 “Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical,” Feb. 4-23, 2020 “Jesus Christ Superstar,” March 10-29, 2020 “My Fair Lady,” April 28-May 17, 2020 “Disney Frozen: The Broadway Musical,” July 15-Aug. 16, 2020. … Continue reading Playhouse Square announces 2019-20 Broadway Series